The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is a magical place filled with stories of ancient people and mythical creatures, perfect for multi-sensory learning. Our school programs make for fun and engaging field trips for students of all ages and are also designed to meet the learning outcomes of the BC Provincial curriculum.
Program topics include life in Ming dynasty China (1368-1644), immigration to BC, science and technology, festivals and holidays, philosopy and mythical creatures. Try dragon boating with your students, an add-on a historic Chinatown Walking Tour, or a taiji lesson to any program.Flip through our School Brochure 2012-2013 to see what program is perfect for your class.
Other Education Resources
Life in Early Chinatown Factsheets
- Confucius and Family Relationships in China (View sample)
- Life in Early Chinatown
- The Children of Chinatown
- Food as Medicine
All full colour sets are sold as a package ($3, taxes incl). Perfect for easy reading and reference.
Call us at 604-662-3207 ext 205 or email to obtain this series.Special thanks to the BC 150 Heritage Legacy Fund, Paula Heal, Thomas Robson, Eva Wideman, Bev Corson, and Budget Printing for supporting and contributing to this project.
About Ming Dynasty
Flip through these two presentations by renowned linguist & historian Dr. Jan Walls.
Dragon Boat Programs 2013 for grade 6 to 12
in conjunction with the 25th Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival
(June 21 – 23, 2013)
To book a program
call 604-662-3207 ext 205 or email: email@example.com
Download our School Brochure 2012-2013
Field Trip Guide
Need help choosing your program and planning your field trip to the Garden? Download our Field Trip Guide
Reading & Resource List
Looking for a book to read with your class to supplement what you learn while in Chinatown? Look no further! Download our Teacher Resource Materials (PDF file, 11 pages, 1MB)
Visit Our Virtual Museum
The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden Virtual Museum has a wealth of background knowledge on Chinese culture, history, language and philosophy.